Go! Sign has three main aims:-
To create a network of information about the Christian faith, events, churches and training, especially in the UK, to support Deaf people and others who use British Sign Language
Bringing Deaf people to Jesus.
To advance the Gospel of Jesus Christ, particularly among Deaf People.
Deaf Christian community
To promote the full participation of Deaf People into Church life and communities.
Andy Farthing joined the board of Trustees in 2019 and is our Treasurer. Andy retired after working for a water company for 41 years. He attends Kerith Community Church in Bracknell, Berkshire
Matthew Adedeji, works as a social worker in London and is lead Pastor of Hand in Hands Deaf fellowship, which is part of Ruislip Baptist Church. He is currently serving as the Chairperson of the board of Trustees.
Anna Smith, has run the Go!Sign Roadshow events over the past few years. She works as an freelance English/ BSL interpreter and is the lead Trustee for children͛s work and safeguarding.
Anna currently has the role of Go! Sign Secretary.
Ally (hearing) started working for Go! Sign in 2021 as the clerk to the trustees. Your emails and queries will be answered by Ally. She lives in Bedfordshire with her husband and two young boys, and attends Newport Pagnell Baptist Church. She has BSL Level 3 and taught geography in a secondary school before her kids came along. In her spare time she loves going on campervan adventures with the boys, and reading a good book with a cup of tea!
Michael joined as a Trustee in January 2021. His background is in finance and he has acted as Trustee for other Christian charities in the past. Michael is hearing and is a member of Hand in Hand Deaf fellowship.
Sarah (deaf) has been involved with Go! Sign for many years, previously as Youth Editor and the leader for Deaf Youth 4 Christ. She is now a married mother of 3 cheeky monkeys full of life, who love exploring and having fun. She works with deaf children in her day job, as well as being a volunteer for Lighthouse Kids, which is a Sunday School and creates monthly videos aimed for Deaf and CODA children. She is also currently on the leadership team for Coventry Deaf Church. She and her cycling mad husband, Jon, often take their children camping, cycling, swimming and other adventures. She enjoys being dotty and creative!